New Foreigner Book!


a few hardcovers and pbs available from Closed Circle, signed. Latest: Moonlover and the Fountain of Blood, Jane Fancher short story. Chernevog, part 2 of the Rusalka trilogy co-written by CJ and Jane; and Orion's Children, a tetralogy from Lynn.

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Wave Without A Shore

It’s a work in progress but everything should work now



Our Giant Sequoia bonsai. Because we're a little crazy. Can grow a quarter inch a night. The wire corrects a sudden lurch sideways at an angle. It has more than doubled its height since we got it, but for some reason it decided to leave its natural 'leader' and grow a...

I’ll try to post more pictures.

That wall at the end is new: it hides a small closet for mixer, toaster, bowls, Dustbuster, and other counter-sitters as well as brooms and cleaning supplies. And our aim is to get the dining nook behind it clear of 'stuff' so that it all looks pretty.

Eye surgery—success.

Implanted lenses had gotten a haze due to cells (unwanted ones) overgrowing the 'capsule' in which the lens sits. So I got the first one treated (laser) Tuesday and was fairly well wiped---not the surgery, which consists of staring into a test-like device and being...

Second knee shot…

Not quite as painfree or instant as the first, but I think they used a larger dose---they waited 20 minutes instead of 5 on the lidocaine taking effect, and I think there was a reason. The raised swelling on the knee was pronounced and remained so for the next half...

Knee treatment #2.

Wonderful deal last Wednesday---after suffering the pains of hell with my knee, which ever and anon, while sitting or sleeping, would send a wave of fire to the brain, I decided what the hey, Jane has this really good surgeon who did two hip replacements on an...

We have some new members inbound….

Well, let's see. The AC got fixed. Jane and I have both had more doctor visits, all good so far, I have to have a couple of laser fixes on my lens implants this next month, and I have been regaining some physical strength---I am now able to life the water pitcher to...

What’s been going on with my hands… a known side effect of the type of chemotherapy I was on last year. It's called peripheral neuropathy and affects hands and feet. Symptoms very from numbness to tingling, hypersensitivity to cold, swelling, pain, prickling, and some impairment of motor function....


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CJ making final editing pass.

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Alliance Rising

Now AVAILABLE at booksellers

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Alliance-Union History

Held for Closed-Circle until we turn in AR.

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